Cafe Florian in Venice, Italy. It opened on Piazza San Marco on December 1720 and soon became a favorite spot for many a playwright, artist and author. It was the only cafe to allow women, and it was famously popular with Casanova.
Libreria Acqua Alta - "One of the most original libraries in the world is located in Venice. Libreria Acqua Alta, in Calle Lunga Santa Maria Formosa.just a few steps from St Mark's Square." - (Frizzo [n.